The Challenge of Fundamentalism: Political Islam and the New World Disorder

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Islamic fundamentalism has had a significant impact in nearly every corner of the world in recent years. Bassam Tibi offers a disquieting analysis of this particular synthesis of religion and politics. The author sees Islamic fundamentalism as the result of Islam's confrontation with modernity. The movement is unprecedented in Islamic history and parallels the inability of Islamic "nation-states" to integrate with the new world secular order. This study is an analysis of the politicization of religion, a global phenomenon ...

The Challenge of Fundamentalism: Political Islam and the New World Disorder 1998, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520088689

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